Cortana Reportedly Coming to Windows Threshold
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Cortana Reportedly Coming to Windows Threshold

Every few days, we hear more and more about what Microsoft’s building with the next iteration of Windows, called alternately Windows Threshold or simply Windows 9. Today, a new report on Neowin purports to have … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Google, Barnes & Noble Join Forces; U.S. Department of Transportation May Re-Ban Calls in Flight
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Google, Barnes & Noble Join Forces; U.S. Department of Transportation May Re-Ban Calls in Flight

Happy Sunday, folks! It's time for another edition of the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we run down some of the top stories from the past week. We're in the late summer doldrums, where not a lot of major happenings are taking … [Read more...]

Honest Trailer for Mass Effect Trilogy is Pretty Spot On
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Honest Trailer for Mass Effect Trilogy is Pretty Spot On

The Mass Effect franchise is one of my favorites in video games. I even went so far as to crown Mass Effect 3 one of my three best video games of 2012. But that doesn't mean the experience isn't flawed, at least a … [Read more...]

EA Won’t Remove Games from EA Access
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EA Won’t Remove Games from EA Access

Just a week ago, Electronic Arts announced EA Access, a subscription-based service that allows Xbox One gamers to download and play select EA games that have been placed in “the Vault.” During the closed beta … [Read more...]

Apple has a Siri for Mac Patent
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Apple has a Siri for Mac Patent

Fans of Apple with iPhones have a complicated relationship with Siri. Most of the iPhone users I know tend to ignore Siri in general, or become frustrated with its less-than-perfect performance. Still, Siri is a major … [Read more...]

How the Xbox One Can Lower Your Cable Costs (if You’re a FiOS Customer)
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How the Xbox One Can Lower Your Cable Costs (if You’re a FiOS Customer)

As you may know, I’ve been on the hunt for a way to get the most television at the lowest possible price. Out of disgust with the size of my bill, I cut cable out of my Verizon FiOS plan entirely, and have looked to … [Read more...]

Google & B&N Team Up on Books Against Amazon
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Google & B&N Team Up on Books Against Amazon

Amazon first hit the scene in the late ‘90s along with Google. Back then, I’m sure no one could’ve predicted that the two would somehow wind up competitors in the tech and retail space – and yet, that’s exactly … [Read more...]

Windows Threshold Rumors Point to Fall Preview
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Windows Threshold Rumors Point to Fall Preview

The more we hear about Windows Threshold – which may or may not simply end up being Windows 9 – the more anxious we are to actually get to try it. A bunch of rumors about the new version of Microsoft’s flagship OS … [Read more...]

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 B Usernames and Passwords
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Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 B Usernames and Passwords

Yesterday, news broke about a brand new Internet security threat. A post from cybersecurity firm Hold Security claims that a Russian “cybergang” of hackers has managed to illicitly gain access to over 1.2 billion … [Read more...]

Apple & Samsung Drop All Litigation…Except in the US
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Apple & Samsung Drop All Litigation…Except in the US

The ever-ongoing legal drama between tech giants Apple and Samsung just took a giant step towards ending. According to Bloomberg, the two companies have announced an agreement to cease all litigation – well, … [Read more...]

Review: Metrico for PS Vita Justifies “Games as Art”
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Review: Metrico for PS Vita Justifies “Games as Art”

Since buying my PlayStation Vita a few years ago, I haven’t given it a ton of use. It’s certainly capable as a video game system, but there have been very few games made for the portable console that have made me sit … [Read more...]

Learnist, Pinterest for Education, Makes Learning Fun and Engaging
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Learnist, Pinterest for Education, Makes Learning Fun and Engaging

Learnist is an organized collection of crowd-sourced knowledge boards that are dedicated to making learning a “fun and engaging social activity.” Learnist is like Pinterest in a sense that the users act as content … [Read more...]